Rising Tide Theatre's Revue
Jan. 29 to Feb. 1. St. John's Arts and Culture Centre.
Feb. 3-5. Clarenville, Clarenville Events Centre.
Feb. 6-8. Gander, Arts and Culture Centre.
Old Man Luedecke at the Ship Pub. Opening act is local rising star Kat McLevey. Tickets are $20 in advance (cash only) and on sale now at The Ship Pub and Fred’s Records. Showtime is 9 p.m. — Photo by Scott Munn
Arts and Culture Centre
Feb. 10. Jimmy Carton concert with Derek Harrington and D'Arcy Broderick. Tickets available at the box office by calling 729-3900 or 1- 800-663-9449 or online at artsandculturecentre.com.
Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra presents Soirée d'amour - an evening of French music as soprano Marianne Fiset and Newfoundland-born tenor David Pomeroy join the orchestra for a program of opera arias and duets - "Carmen," "Thaïs," "Roméo et Juliette" and more. Tickets ($30-$45) are available at the ACC box office, 729-3900, and online at artsandculturecentre.com.
D.F. Cook Recital Hall
MUN school of music, St. John's
Jan. 29-31. Newfound Music has hit its 11th year and is happening at Memorial University's school of music. This year features composer-in-residence Jocelyn Morlock, and Memorial Alumni guest composers Aiden Hartery and Bekah Simms.
3 Victoria St.
Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. The Legacy concert featuring Pamela Morgan, Sherry Ryan, Eric West, Simone Savard-Walsh, Hope Jamieson and Wyatt Hirschfeld Shibley. Visit www.craftcouncil.nl.ca or call 753-2749 for more information. To purchase concert tickets, contact the LSPU Hall.
Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre
Country Jamboree at Carbonear's Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. Profits are given to a different charity each month.
Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Free.
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (The Kirk)
Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. Hot Earth Ensemble presents "Celebrating C.P.E Bach." Tickets: $20 general; $15 senior; $7 student. Available at Home on Water Street and at the door
The Beach Cottage
Saturdays at 7 p.m. Glenn Simmons.
Jan. 29 - Dave White 6:30 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.
Jan. 30 - Rob Cook 6:30 p.m. Dave White and Carl Peters 11 p.m.
Jan. 31 - Rob Cook 4 p.m. Damian Follett 8 p.m. Greg Tobin and Justin Fancy 10:30 p.m.
8 Barrows Rd., Quidi Vidi Village
Feb. 2 from 3-7 p.m. Musicians Duane Andrews and Aaron Collis will perform traditional Newfoundland music.
The Martini Bar
Jan. 31-Feb. 1. Tino Borges and The Incident.
The Ship Pub
265 Duckworth St.
Folk Night at the Ship is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. The last Wednesday of the month is our Traditional Session night, where musicians are welcomed to join in an acoustic session hosted by an experienced player.
Jan. 30 - Old Man Luedecke at the Ship Pub. Opening act is local rising star Kat McLevey. Tickets are $20 in advance (cash only) and on sale now at The Ship Pub and Fred's Records. Showtime is 9 p.m.
26 Torbay Rd.
Friday Jan. 31 - Smiley Mac.
Tol's Time-out Lounge
Mount Pearl, Glenhill Plaza
Jan. 30 - Blacksheep.
Jan. 31-Feb.1 - Diesel Dogs.
Trapper John's Museum and Pub
Tuesdays - NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening. Wednesdays - The Dark and Dirty's. Wheel Deal Thursdays - Steve Edwards.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1 - Steve Edwards Band.
St. John's Arts and Culture Centre.
Practica: A practice session for tango dancers. Join Tango on the Edge for social Argentine tango dancing. Tango on the Edge Practica meets Sundays from 7-9 p.m.
Arts and Culture Centre
Atlantic Light Theatre presents the beloved musical "Les Miserables" Feb 6-9. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m. matinee on Feb. 9. Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, "Les Miserables" is an epic and uplifting story about survival of the human spirit. The production's cast includes Jonathan Monro, Calvin Powell, Tolson Barrington, Kiersten Noel, Shelly Neville, Peter Halley, Sarah Loveys, Erin Winsor, Darrin Martin, Timothy Matson with Megan Moret, Nicolas Keough and Lauren Davis, along with an exuberant chorus and orchestra. Directed by Jacinta Mackey Graham and Douglas Vaughan. Tickets available at the box office.
Barbara Barrett Theatre
(former Basement Theatre)
Arts and Culture Centre, St. John's
Feb. 5-9. Kanutu Theatre is back for a fourth year with "An Evening Inspired by Chekhov." The show includes two one-act plays: "Afterplay" and "A Reluctant Tragic Hero." The celebration of Chekhov starts with "Afterplay," inspired by two of Chekhov characters: Sonya from "Uncle Vanya," who has just been abandoned by her great love, and Andrey from "Three Sisters," who had to give up her dream of playing in a symphony orchestra. This is followed by Chekhov's (A Reluctant Tragic Hero" in which Tolkachov, a frustrated and exasperated family man, exhausted from running constant and countless errands for friends and family, visits his good friend Murashkin to let off steam and hopefully garner some much needed sympathy. But the result of his rant only leaves him with more problems than he arrived with. Showtime is 7 p.m. with a pay-what-you-can matinee on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets for all evening performances are $25 and $20 for students and seniors. For advance tickets, call the Arts and Culture Centre box office at 729-3900 or purchase online at www.artsandculturecentre.com.
6 Cathedral St.
Jan. 30. "Women Doin' Men."
Feb. 20-22 - Dylan Gott with Eric Andrews and Jeff Elliott.
3 Victoria St.
Feb. 5. "So Right, So Smart" is a documentary that profiles leading companies and experts that are proving what is good for the planet can also be good for the bottom line. Through its inspiring stories of change, the film shows how businesses and other organizations can profit by successfully integrating more sustainable practices. Tickets are $10; $8 for students and seniors.
Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre
7 Conception Bay Highway, C.B.S.
Jan. 30 from 7-9 p.m. Come join the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Educators (NLEE), in partnership with the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, for the screening of a new documentary, a Sundance-award winning film: "A River Changes Course," which intimately captures the stories of three families as they strive to maintain their traditional ways of life amid rapid development and environmental degradation. From Cambodia's forests to its rivers, from its idyllic rice fields to the capital's pulsing heart, forces of radical change are transforming the landscape of the country - and the dreams of its people. The film is free and open to the public; however, donations to NLEE will be gratefully accepted.
Butler Framing and Gallery
2 Moores Dr., Mount Pearl
Artworks by Lloyd Pretty, Chris Kovacs and Marie Jose on display Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, or on the web at www.butlerframing-gallery.com.
Craft Council Gallery
Devon House Craft
59 Duckworth St.
Feb. 1 from 2-4 p.m. The Craft Council Gallery invites the public to the opening reception of "Legacy: New Work - Two Generations," celebrating the work of two generations of clay artists, Isabella St. John and Erin Callahan St. John. Their inspiration comes from a shared love of clay and the natural environment surrounding their harbourside studio. Cliffs, seabirds, wild flowers and weathered fence posts are reimagined through clay. The exhibit continues until March 8.
Gerald Squires Gallery
52 Prescott St.
Regular hours Wednesday to Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Other times by appointment or by chance, by phone at 722-2207 or 746-4039 or www.squiresgallery.com.
214 Duckworth St.
New works by Carl Stevenson and Joanne Costello.
Open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 726-0936, www.pollyannagallery.com/.
Ultramarine Fine Art Studio
100 Duckworth St.
Gallery and studio open Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5 p.m.
All artists in the province are encouraged to apply for the 2014 Excellence in Visual Arts (EVA) Awards. There are five categories for this year's ceremony, including the Long Haul Award (for lifetime achievement), the Large Year Award (for an artist who has had an exceptional year), the Emerging Artist Award, the Kippy Goins Award, which recognizes an individual or organization who has helped the growth of the sector, and the Critical Eye Award, which recognizes a visual arts writer for an exceptional piece of writing on an N.L. artist in any print or online publication worldwide. Applications must be received or postmarked by 5 p.m. March 1. For more information about the EVA Awards, contact Kathy Oke at 1-877-738-7303 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://vanl-carfac.com/index.php/eva-awards.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is accepting applications for its Professional Festivals Program. Deadline: Monday, Feb. 17 (festivals must start on/after April 15). Contact the NLAC for an application form and details. Office location: The Newman Building, 1 Springdale Street. Mail: P.O. Box 98, St. John's, A1C 5H5, phone 869-9565 or toll-free 1-888-896-9565 (N.L. only), www.nlac.ca, email@example.com.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council will hold a grant writing workshop in St. John's Feb. 19 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the LSPU Hall's Cox and Palmer Second Space. For information, call 1-866-726-2212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Grant writing workshop for individual artists, groups, not-for-profit arts organizations, interested in applying to the Professional Project Grants Program for the March 18 deadline.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 29th Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Arts Awards. Members of the public may submit one nomination for each of the following: Artist of the Year, Arts Achievement, Arts in Education, Emerging Artist, Hall of Honour and Patron of the Arts. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 31. For more information or to request nomination forms, contact the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council: 726-2212, toll-free (N.L. only) 1-866- 726-2212, email@example.com or visit www.nlac.ca
The Nickel is seeking submissions from filmmakers for the 14th annual Nickel Independent Film Festival. Regular submission deadline is Feb. 21 (fee is $25). Late submission deadline is Feb. 25 (fee is $30).WAB (Without a Box) extended deadline: Feb. 28 (fee is $30). For more information, visit www.nickelfestival.com or phone 709-576-3378 (FEST). The 14th annual Nickel Independent Film Festival runs June 17-21.
Coastal Sounds is seeking fellow music lovers to join its ranks. Anyone who has an interest in singing is welcome. Rehearsal venue TBA. Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.coastalsounds.ca.
The Art Of Art
With host Laura Coultas
Rogers Cable Nine - Community Channel
Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
VOWR (AM 800)
Produced and hosted by Barbara De Land
Broadcast Sundays 2 p.m., rebroadcast Wednesdays 8:30 p.m.
Jan. 29. Cindy Murphy, the executive director of the John Howard Society, describes the delightful result of Bruce Templeton's idea to use Her Majesty's Penitentiary inmates in St. John's to build two floats for the Santa Claus parade. She, Graham Rogerson, superintendent of N.L. prisons, and Ray Day, correctional officer at the penitentiary, took Eric White's designs, organized the financing, organized the inmates to do the carpentry and construction, and organized the storage location of the completed floats until parade day.
Feb. 2 and 5. Surprise! Engineers Without Borders is not just for engineers, Sean Kennedy, N.L. chapter president, tells us. Originally a 2001 University of Waterloo idea for an organization to help solve engineering problems in Africa, it now includes people with other skills from other parts of Canada, and works in Africa on other kinds of problems, as well.
With host Angela Antle
Saturday and Sunday 6-9:30 a.m., CBC Radio One
The Performance Hour
With host Glen Tilley
Saturday 5:35 p.m. (5:05 p.m. Lab) CBC Radio One and 10:30 a.m. on CBC Radio Two
Feb. 1. Highlights from Festival 500, the 2013 edition of this international choral music gathering. Special guest is Dr. Douglas Dunsmore renowned choral director of the MUN school of music. We'll talk about the festival, its legacy and future after nine successful events and share highlights that include performances by our own Newfoundland choirs and ensembles from around the world.
With host David Cochrane
Friday 3:30-4 p.m. (3 p.m. Lab) on CBC Radio One
With host Tom Power
Saturday 6:30 p.m. on CBC Radio 2, Sunday, 4:35 on CBC Radio 1
Radio 2 programs also streaming online at cbc.ca/nl.